Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
The New York Hat
B&W : One reel
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, Claire McDowell, Charles Hill Mailes, George Hargraves, Henry B. Walthall, Robert Harron, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Mae Marsh, Jack Pickford, Mack Sennett
Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Anita Loos. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / Released 5 December 1912. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Loos was 16 years old and a stage actress in San Diego when this, her first film script, was produced. Pickford’s final film for Biograph; The Unwelcome Guest (1913) had been shot before but released after this film.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate positive]; and in private film collections [8mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Hats: Women’s
Listing updated: 24 March 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith pp. 5, 14, 43; Blum-Silent p. 32; Bohn-Light pp. 52, 84; Brownlow-Parade pp. 126, 273; Drew-Speaking p. 220; Everson-American pp. 49, 368; Eyman-Pickford pp. 61-62, 66, 327; Fell-History p. 56; Kerr-Silent p. 8; Spehr-American p. 3; Weaver-Twenty pp. 144, 145 : Website-Pickford.
Home video: DVD.